Small Black Juglet
Near Eastern (Iron Age)
gift of: Lois Dumbovic
date: c. 1000-900 B.C.
description: This small, black-slipped juglet is roughly made with an uneven cone-shaped base. It was probably a dipper juglet, used for pouring out small amounts of precious liquids like perfume or oil. Dipper juglets containing olive oil were commonly used to fill oil lamps. Height 6 cm, diameter 6 cm.
(See also: Herodian Juglet; Black Pottery Juglet; Hellenistic Juglet.)